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Entries Tagged as 'Nature education and activities'

April 26: Audubon Kern River Preserve Spring Nature Festival

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Important Bird Areas, Kern River Preserve, Nature education and activities, spring migration

Spring is here and the birds are moving from their wintering grounds in Central and South America to the breeding grounds North America. Spring will be short this year so get out and enjoy the Kern River Preserve. Share on Facebook

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Los Angeles leads all U.S. counties in nationwide bird count

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird L.A., Birding, Nature education and activities

Already known for the movie business, freeways and surfing, Los Angeles may need to add another one to the list: birdwatching. With the recent release of data from February’s Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide birding event, comes news that Los Angeles led all United States counties in the number of reports and species. During the […]

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Most bird-friendly California cities

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audubon at Home, Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Birding, How to help birds, Local Policy, Nature education and activities

Thank you to everyone who voted for their city (remember this list is purely derived from votes), we really delighted in reading every response. It’s good to know that so many California cities are providing a safe place for birds. Without further ado, here are the top five most bird-friendly cities: Share on Facebook

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WINGS Internship at Debs Park – Emily Cobar

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized, urban conservation

The Audubon Center at Debs Park is proud to have worked with 3 incredible interns this summer.  These Audubon WINGS Conservation Education Interns help us develop and deliver our summer camp program to the community.   Over the course of the summer these interns work with nearly 200 kids, helping them see the natural world in […]

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Richardson Bay is worth a visit this summer

August 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Black Oystercatcher, Important Bird Areas, Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, S.F. Bay

Although birds and people alike best know Richardson Bay as highly desirable wintertime waterbird habitat, our sanctuary waters are teeming with life during the summer as well. The brackish waters of our bay sustain a multitude of creatures just beneath the surface and many above as well. All summer long, leopard sharks have surprised and […]

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Really dig this

July 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Birding, Nature education and activities

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Layers of Learning at Debs Park

July 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, urban conservation, Volunteer

Since 2005, the Audubon Center at Debs Park in Los Angeles has provided the opportunity for young people to connect with nature through a summer day camp programs.  Now, it’s not all fun and games, Audubon believes that outdoor learning and exploration is very important to help cultivate the next generation of conservationists, but it […]

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Want to learn how to draw a bird fast?

June 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Nature education and activities

Here you go, courtesy some very old clip art: Share on Facebook

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Los Angeles Teen Recognized for Audubon Volunteerism

May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized

Long time Audubon Center at Debs Park volunteer Patty Cortes has been recognized by the Highland Park Ebell Club for her efforts to make her community a better place. Currently a senior in high school, Patty will be attending Humboldt State University in the fall, studying ecology.  She will be the first person in her […]

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Great story about the value of nature to urban kids

March 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

Terrific story out of Los Angeles about how a native garden at a public school downtown is doing the kids a world of good. Share on Facebook

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Debs Park and the nature of the city

February 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, National Audubon Society, Nature education and activities

Great article in the Los Angeles Times today from Jessica Garrison about how Debs Park is a unique bit of nature amid urban L.A. She notes the important role of the Audubon Center at Debs Park in connecting Angelenos to nature: Then, in 2001, Hernandez and his successor, Councilman Ed Reyes, worked with the Audubon Society […]

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Upcoming lecture on a part of Alaska untouched by time

November 29th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

In the far northwest corner of Alaska is a land virtually untouched by time. Miles of rolling hills, mighty rivers, and clear lakes are unspoiled by roads, and rarely visited by humans. Los Angeles Audubon will host a lecture Dec. 4 by author Debbie S. Miller. In On Arctic Ground, Miller will help us discover […]

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Audubon Center at Debs Park: Ten years ago today

October 25th, 2012 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, National Audubon Society, Nature education and activities

Ten years ago today, something historic happened. On that day, people gathered in Debs Park, Los Angeles’ fourth largest park, to plant a coast live oak — a ceremonial first step in the construction of the Audubon Center at Debs Park. School children, elected officials, and other supporters were all on hand to celebrate the […]

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Patty

October 23rd, 2012 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Nature education and activities

Audubon centers make a huge difference in the lives of the communities they serve. Here’s a great story, told by Jeff Chapman, of a girl from Northeast L.A. who came to the center and got hooked on nature: Share on Facebook

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Seeking volunteer naturalists in the SF Bay Area

October 9th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, Volunteer

We are looking for people to teach children about birds at our Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary. Audubon’s Birds Volunteer Naturalists will: Receive training once a week for 5 weeks to learn to lead programs, manage student groups, become familiar with program materials and understand Audubon’s mission. Lead small groups of children on hour […]

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